[fpc-devel] property syntax extension

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Fri Oct 19 10:37:15 CEST 2007

On 19 Oct 2007, at 10:28, Micha Nelissen wrote:

> Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> Well, the unit is in the compiler directory, and is not meant for  
>> distribution.
>> It can only be in the compiler directory, otherwise it's  
>> impossible to bootstrap the compiler (i.e. compile the compiler  
>> the first time).
> The RTL is always compiled before the compiler is, so the compiler  
> can use the "new" RTL.

It's not a good idea to make the compiler dependent on features not  
available in the RTL of the previous release, as this can complicate  
debugging quite a bit.


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